Shenken and Pingxi rural districts are both located in New Taipei City. Shenken is formerly an agricultural and mining town, and it is now famous for its numerous tofu restaurants and vendors ... More info ›
Shenken and Pingxi rural districts are both located in New Taipei City. Shenken is formerly an agricultural and mining town, and it is now famous for its numerous tofu restaurants and vendors. Pingxi is well-known for its International Sky Lantern Festival. Join this tour to enjoy the famous tofu cuisine in distinctive cooking style at Shenken Old Street as well as to experience releasing the sky lantern with your wishes at Pingxi.
Around 11am, you will be picked up at your hotel in Taipei city to start this wonderful half day culture tour. Shenken is famous for its gourmet tofu, and there are so many different kinds of tofu in this place. You can try different kinds such as regular tofu, stinky tofu, dessert tofu, fried stinky tofu, BBQ stinky tofu, tofu cheese, tofu cake, sweet tofu drink, dried tofu, and tofu ice cream (own expense).
After the round of tofu meals of your choice, your tour guide will take you to another popular township, Pingxi. At Pingxi, you can write down your wishes on a lantern and release it to the sky. You can also stroll down the Pingxi train track and check out some old shops built during the 1930s and 1940s. In addition, you will see some traditional wooden houses which were built during the Japanese colonial era.
After finishing this interesting tour, your tour guide will send you back to your hotel in Taipei.